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Sponsored by the Health Federation of Philadelphia, Early Head Start, and Health Services Advisory Committee
A comprehensive, high-performing green cleaning program can improve student and staff health and attendance, improve the overall cleanliness of your school, and reduce custodial costs.
Human population growth and climate change present major challenges to sustainable food production. Plant biologists are developing and applying new integrative Big Data approaches to address these challenges. This symposium, “Plant Stress-Omics in a Changing Climate”, will bring together scientists who are working at various –omics levels to understand impacts of environmental stress on plants and to develop solutions for agricultural systems of the future.
USDA Farm to School staff and guest speakers have just what you need to start or expand your farm to school program in the new year. This 11-part webinar series will help you build your farm to school skills and develop new strategies for bringing local foods into the lunchroom. Join us for tips and insights on topics like building a team, menu planning, program sustainability, and more! New this year: earn SNA Continuing Education Units for each webinar attended.
Join EPA’s Center of Expertise for School IPM as we explore the ways to keep students and staff safe from stinging insects at your school. Stinging insects, mainly yellow jackets and wasps, present risks from their painful stings to potentially severe allergic reactions. In this webinar, you’ll learn to identify these pests and the steps you should take to manage them as part of your Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program. IPM is a smart, sensible and sustainable approach to pest management recommended by EPA.
The Community Asthma Prevention Program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes, in collaboration with federal, state, and local partners, are organizing a summit in Philadelphia to promote the value of home-based interventions for children with poorly controlled asthma and reimbursement mechanisms for in-home asthma services by health care insurers for children in low-income households. Participants will include housing and health representatives from government, private, and nonprofit sectors.